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Hi Dane

In order for the word truth to have any meaning, we have to assume that somewhere there is an absolute Truth - otherwise, whatever we call truth, is merely personal opinion or relative observation dressed up in a noble sounding word!

When you say life is unfair, you are comparing life as we know it, to some sort of ideal (or else the word fair would have no meaning) fairness ie an absolute fairness. In the same way that there is an absolute fairness, there is an absolute truth which stands on it's own regardless of ones own viewpoint.

When you say :

>>I think I have discovered some universal truths

are you referring to absolute truths or rather observed truths?

1) Life is unfair cannot be an absolute truth. If it were, your sentence would be nonsensical, because where do we get our idea of what life should be like in the first place, if not from absolute fairness. If there is no such thing as fairness ( your statement indicates this), then what do you mean by using a word which has no meaning?

2)3.Love is the giving and sharing of our time and energy towards wants and desires.

I disagree, our wants and desires are not always the best things for us.

3)Time and Energy are two of the riches commodities we possess in life

Dunno about this - I don't think we possess either of them.

Blessings
Banah

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Re: Questions about Truth 142 gene douglas 24-Jan-04 14:57
Re: Questions about Truth 114 Alex S 25-Jan-04 01:13
Re: Questions about Truth 108 gene douglas 25-Jan-04 04:04
Re: Questions about Truth 119 Alex S 26-Jan-04 01:18
Re: Questions about Truth 130 gene douglas 26-Jan-04 02:14
Re: Questions about Truth 116 Alex S 27-Jan-04 01:57
Re: Questions about Truth 106 gene douglas 27-Jan-04 09:44
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Re: Questions about Truth 116 gene douglas 25-Jan-04 10:05
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Re: Questions about Truth 111 gene douglas 25-Jan-04 15:40
Re: Questions about Truth 121 gene douglas 25-Jan-04 16:14
Re: Questions about Truth 114 adequatedane 25-Jan-04 17:06
Re: Questions about Truth 103 gene douglas 25-Jan-04 21:51
Re: Questions about Truth 113 adequatedane 26-Jan-04 22:50
Re: Questions about Truth 103 David L 24-Jan-04 15:55
Re: Questions about Truth 95 newrisingsun 24-Jan-04 17:32
Re: Questions about Truth 116 RichardC 24-Jan-04 23:40
Re: Questions about Truth 136 David L 25-Jan-04 03:46
Re: Questions about Truth 106 RichardC 25-Jan-04 19:45
Re: Questions about Truth 115 David L 25-Jan-04 20:49
Re: Questions about Truth 132 adequatedane 25-Jan-04 09:37
Re: Questions about Truth 111 David L 25-Jan-04 17:31
Re: Questions about Truth 102 adequatedane 26-Jan-04 22:55
Re: Questions about Truth 123 adequatedane 28-Jan-04 23:04
Re: Questions about Truth 104 David L 28-Jan-04 23:28
Re: Questions about Truth 105 adequatedane 29-Jan-04 23:01
Re: Questions about Truth 114 wirelessguru1 29-Jan-04 23:26
Re: Questions about Truth 119 David L 30-Jan-04 03:24
Re: Questions about Truth 128 wirelessguru1 30-Jan-04 03:48
Re: Questions about Truth 125 David L 30-Jan-04 22:32
Re: Questions about Truth 104 wirelessguru1 31-Jan-04 00:30
Re: Questions about Truth 101 adequatedane 30-Jan-04 21:01
Re: Questions about Truth 119 David L 30-Jan-04 22:24
Re: Questions about Truth 104 banah 31-Jan-04 09:13
Re: Questions about Truth 108 David L 31-Jan-04 14:20
Re: Questions about Truth 131 banah 31-Jan-04 20:20
Re: Questions about Truth 117 David L 01-Feb-04 01:59
Jesus didn't say anything of the sort 104 Richard Fusniak 01-Feb-04 14:28
Re: Jesus didn't say anything of the sort 143 banah 01-Feb-04 17:21
Re: Questions about Truth 104 Zurg 03-Feb-04 08:12
Re: Questions about Truth 104 banah 04-Feb-04 10:58
Re: Questions about Truth 132 adequatedane 31-Jan-04 10:17
Re: Questions about Truth 117 banah 31-Jan-04 09:20
Re: Questions about Truth 113 David L 30-Jan-04 03:26
We don't live in a "true or false" world... 103 David L 30-Jan-04 03:30
Re: We don't live in a "true or false" world... 120 banah 31-Jan-04 09:27
Re: We don't live in a "true or false" world... 109 adequatedane 31-Jan-04 10:53
Re: We don't live in a "true or false" world... 104 David L 31-Jan-04 13:38
Re: We don't live in a "true or false" world... 110 banah 31-Jan-04 20:47
Re: Questions about Truth 92 RichardC 24-Jan-04 23:50
Re: Questions about Truth 121 adequatedane 25-Jan-04 09:48
Re: Questions about Truth 122 RichardC 25-Jan-04 19:49
Re: Questions about Truth 119 adequatedane 26-Jan-04 23:00
Re: Questions about Truth 135 RichardC 26-Jan-04 23:32
Re: Questions about Truth 133 banah 25-Jan-04 17:56
Re: Questions about Truth 108 adequatedane 26-Jan-04 23:24
No such thing 124 Nejc 25-Jan-04 23:13
Re: No such thing 125 adequatedane 26-Jan-04 23:40
Re: No such thing 107 Alex S 27-Jan-04 14:13
Re: No such thing 107 gene douglas 27-Jan-04 19:01
Re: Questions about Truth 121 Mark Staab 25-Jan-04 23:35
Re: Questions about Truth 112 adequatedane 27-Jan-04 00:15
Re: Questions about Truth 111 Mark Staab 27-Jan-04 02:00
Re: Questions about Truth 108 adequatedane 27-Jan-04 22:40
Re: Questions about Truth 124 banah 30-Jan-04 19:40
Re: Questions about Truth 104 Mark Staab 30-Jan-04 22:22
Re: Questions about Truth 113 banah 31-Jan-04 11:05
Re: Questions about Truth 141 Mark Staab 01-Feb-04 06:33
Re: Questions about Truth 141 banah 01-Feb-04 11:48
Re: Questions about Truth 113 adequatedane 01-Feb-04 16:06
Re: Questions about Truth 103 banah 01-Feb-04 17:25
Re: Questions about Truth 121 adequatedane 02-Feb-04 23:58
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Re: Questions about Truth 97 banah 07-Feb-04 13:19
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Re: ps 110 banah 01-Feb-04 17:29
Re: Questions about Truth 103 Mark Staab 01-Feb-04 23:42
Re: Questions about Truth 102 banah 04-Feb-04 11:07
Tree of knowledge is the kundalini shakti 132 David L 01-Feb-04 21:33
Re: Tree of knowledge is the kundalini shakti 129 Mark Staab 02-Feb-04 02:09
Re: Tree of knowledge is the kundalini shakti 145 David L 02-Feb-04 23:50
Re: Tree of knowledge is the kundalini shakti 110 Mark Staab 03-Feb-04 05:57
Re: Tree of knowledge is the kundalini shakti 147 David L 03-Feb-04 16:11
Regarding the Old Testament... 102 David L 03-Feb-04 16:19
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 118 banah 04-Feb-04 10:45
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 98 David L 04-Feb-04 13:49
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 116 Mark Staab 05-Feb-04 00:38
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 96 David L 05-Feb-04 01:07
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 127 banah 05-Feb-04 16:48
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 115 David L 05-Feb-04 19:51
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Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 97 Anne-Marie 06-Feb-04 07:36
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 112 adequatedane 06-Feb-04 14:09
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 113 David L 06-Feb-04 18:37
Who speaks the truth... 125 wirelessguru1 07-Feb-04 01:37
Re: Who speaks the truth... 118 David L 07-Feb-04 06:12
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 115 banah 07-Feb-04 13:05
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 138 David L 07-Feb-04 15:49
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 116 Anne-Marie 06-Feb-04 07:22
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 103 wirelessguru1 07-Feb-04 02:28
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 113 Anne-Marie 07-Feb-04 08:19
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 100 banah 07-Feb-04 13:13
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 116 David L 07-Feb-04 16:17
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 115 Cesar 07-Feb-04 17:22
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 157 David L 07-Feb-04 17:48
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 112 Anne-Marie 07-Feb-04 19:59
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 115 David L 07-Feb-04 22:01
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 118 wirelessguru1 08-Feb-04 19:23
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 118 Anne-Marie 08-Feb-04 20:18
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 406 wirelessguru1 08-Feb-04 21:08
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 109 Cesar 08-Feb-04 18:31
Re: Regarding the Old Testament... 103 David L 08-Feb-04 19:15
Re: Questions about Truth 121 Caduceus 27-Jan-04 01:32
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Re: Questions about Truth 123 xiang 28-Jan-04 01:50
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Re: Questions about Truth 120 wirelessguru1 27-Jan-04 07:57
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